Meaning of CARD in English


vt to clean or clear, as if by using a card.

2. card ·vi to play at cards; to game.

3. card ·vt to mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.

4. card ·noun an indicator card. ·see under indicator.

5. card ·noun a roll or sliver of fiber (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine.

6. card ·vt to comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding; as, to card wool; to card a horse.

7. card ·noun a paper on which the points of the compass are marked; the dial or face of the mariner's compass.

8. card ·noun a perforated pasteboard or sheet-metal plate for warp threads, making part of the jacquard apparatus of a loom. ·see jacquard.

9. card ·noun a piece of pasteboard, or thick paper, blank or prepared for various uses; as, a playing card; a visiting card; a card of invitation; ·pl a game played with cards.

10. card ·noun an instrument for disentangling and arranging the fibers of cotton, wool, flax, ·etc.; or for cleaning and smoothing the hair of animals;

— usually consisting of bent wire teeth set closely in rows in a thick piece of leather fastened to a back.

11. card ·noun a published note, containing a brief statement, explanation, request, expression of thanks, or the like; as, to put a card in the newspapers. also, a printed programme, and (·fig.), an attraction or inducement; as, this will be a good card for the last day of the fair.

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